Our School

Building On Individual Strengths And Interests

Cemal and Genese NealsLinwood School staff implements programs that are aligned with the best practices models identified by the National Professional Development Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, including (a) the Common Core Curriculum in our classrooms, (b) Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program (VB-MAPP) to help with communication skills and pre-requisite learning, (c) the use of TEACCH bins, file folder activities, and Picture Exchange Communication Systems (PECs), and (d) the science of Applied Behavior Analysis to decrease maladaptive behaviors and increase appropriate replacement behaviors.

  • Mathematics
  • Reading / English Language Arts
  • Physical Education
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Health Education
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Career Development
  • Personal Management

The cornerstone of the teaching process at Linwood is identifying each student’s strengths and interests. Teachers plan activities that build on this foundation, using strategies that include Positive Behavioral Supports and reducing unwanted behaviors while teaching alternate desirable behaviors.

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